SDTN Conference 2016: Innovation and Creativity

New ways of creating work and the skills required for the 21st Century Creative Industries

Thursday 29 September, 12pm-7pm at the Edinburgh International Festival Hub

The Scottish Drama Training Network is a unique organisation committed to developing practice-based drama training in Scotland and our annual Conference is for anyone working in drama training, creative skills development and the Theatre, Film and Television Industries.   You are invited to join us to discuss and debate innovation and creativity in:

  • approaches to training
  • developing and supporting artistic practice
  • pathways to a career in the Creative Industries.

With presentations on sector leading innovative practice, a Keynote speech by National Theatre of Scotland’s Associate Director Simon Sharkey and the opportunity to meet with colleagues and peers, this event will be a highlight of the SDTN calendar.

Tickets to the conference are priced to include:

Conference Package: £45 + booking fee

  • Entrance to the conference including refreshments and lunch at the Hub.
  • Entrance to the SDTN Networking Reception

Special Student Ticket: £0

  • Full access to the conference including refreshments and lunch at the Hub.
  • Entrance to the SDTN Networking Reception

Schedule for the day:

  • 12 – 12.45pm: Registration / Lunch
  • 12.45pm – 5.15pm: Conference at the EIF Hub
    • Welcome: Maggie Kinloch, Chair, Scottish Drama Training Network
      Lucy Vaughan, Director, Scottish Drama Training Network
    • Keynote: Simon Sharkey, Associate Director, LEARN, National Theatre of Scotland
    • Short Film Screening: Avarita and interview with Director Walid Salhab
    • Presentations from;
      • Jon Morgan, Director, Federation of Scottish Theatres
      • Ben Twist, Director, Creative Carbon Scotland
      • Kate Taylor, Edinburgh Performing Arts Development
      • Jenna Watt, Theatre Maker
      • Denny Collie, Queen Margaret University, Graduate Start-ups
    • Breakout sessions, have your say
  • 5.15pm – 7pm: Networking Reception

Make sure you book your place for this event, register now!


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